School of Education

Bongeka Mabaso

Bongeka Mabaso


Senior Tutor


Technology Education


Contact Number



Office Address

Room FH 103 1st Floor. Main Tutorial Building



  • I am currently part of Science and Technology cluster and a senior tutor in Technology Education. I have been a coordinator for Advance Certificate in Technology Education programme in 2010-2012 and from 2015-2016.  I served as a discipline leader in the semester 2017. I have been teaching Technology Education , Consumer Studies  for the past 21 years as a high school teacher and a tutor plus . I have been an education specialist for Technology and Art and culture at high school level.
  •  I am a researcher on the safer learning environment project funded by NRF, and Support –seeking behaviours of male undergraduate students at UKZN. I have served as an internal examiner of Master’s thesis of UKZN.


  • Certificate in Teaching and learning in Higher Education, Secondary

Research Interests

  • Design process in Technology, Curriculum issues, Gender in STEM, Gender Studies

Teaching Interests

  • Technology Education, Project based learning, Curriculum


  •  Supervised Masters and Honours level

Community Involvement/Outreach

  • I have been a tutor for SMT and Technology Education programme within UKZN. I have taught adult basic education. I have been appointed as an external examiner for UNIZULU postgraduate and undergraduate papers. Served as an external examiner for UFS Technology material. Reviewed abstracts for SAERA and SAARMSTE conferences.


Journal Articles:   

  • Singh, S., Mabaso, B., Mudaly, R. and Singh- Pillay, A. (2016) “Policy for Prevention of Sexual Assault on Campus: Higher Education Students’ Perspectives” in Alternation, 23(1): 113-134